Town of Massena, NY
St. Lawrence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Massena 6-17-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PROPERTY
Any equipment, furniture, fixtures, or vehicles, and to include donated items, etc., except real property belonging to the Town of Massena and any of the following entities of the Town of Massena: The Town of Massena Rescue, Museum, Highway, Airport, Library, Senior Citizens and the Town Hall. This would include any property obtained by any grant in the name or on the behalf of the Town of Massena.
[Amended 7-15-2015]
Any (single) newly acquired property (valued at $1,000 or more) must be added to the entity's inventory list.
Any property no longer being used first may be given to any of the Town entities for use if they make a request in writing for the items. The requestor should sign a form of receipt for the equipment, and provide a copy to the Town Clerk for filing.
If there is no further use to the Town, then an itemized listing must be presented to the Town Board to be declared surplus property.
The Town Board will decide on whether to put surplus items out for public sale by any means determined by Town Board. All monies generated by the sale of surplus items is the property of the Town of Massena. The Town Board can also authorize the sale of any surplus vehicle(s) items, provided it has received a fair and equitable consideration for said vehicle given its condition, mileage, and Blue Book value.
Any equipment that no longer works or for which you can no longer get parts shall be considered obsolete, after a signed statement by the department head and written approval by Town Supervisor. The department head may then dispose of the obsolete item(s) immediately.
Employees may participate in any sealed bid sale of Town surplus materials.
Any person(s) found to intentionally mislead the Town Board regarding any Town of Massena property shall be prosecuted within the law and may be subject to dismissal.